Wednesday, June 3, 2020
In early May, a B.C. Solicitor General report listed the Arrow Lakes, a largely rural area south of Revelstoke, as having one of the highest rates of illicit drug toxicity deaths in the province between 2018 and March 2020. The Mountaineer checked in with stakeholders to find out what's happening.
Volunteer monitors to help maintain new park guidelines around COVID-19 safety
Peaceful protest to highlight systemic racism that still exists in Revelstoke and across Canada


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Grade 5 students from Begbie View Elementary create outdoor art for residents of Moberly Manor through intergenerational project
'Choosing to be kind and patient is the most effective way to bring change in our lives. It allows us the ability to be kind and patient with those in our lives that are closest to our hearts and beyond.'
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the West Columbia, forecasting thunderstorms for the Revelstoke area overnight Saturday and heavy rainfall Sunday.
Black bears have been spotted in every corner of Revelstoke. Hot spots are Columbia Park, Southside and downtown
COVID-19 and climate change are threat multipliers. They compound existing risks and inequities and make them more visible
'I ... like the idea of preserving my room as it is while I'm 16 and stuck in it for, well, 2-3 months!'
The plan outlines the structure of school days for students, and addresses health and safety concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis for the entire school community
Parks Canada has announced a partial reopening of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier parks starting on June 1, following a mid-March COVID-19 closure. The announcement came on May 27. Parks Canada says they will be offering limited visitor access and basic services,...
A plan to convert Mackenzie Avenue to pedestrian-only for the 2020 summer months, a COVID-19 adaptation to allow retailers, restaurants and hospitality to expand service outside, is being advanced through a procedure not often used in Revelstoke municipal politics. If successful, will it mark a shift in the way city business gets done?
'Amidst all the crazy dreams and confusion during this pandemic, i decided to create a piece that reflects all the things that go through my head and make me laugh or give me comfort.'
The program combines hands-on learning in the tourism sector with applied business courses
School District following provincial guidelines, ensuring new conditions in the best interest of all students
'I've been drawing up a storm for my own pleasure, but with the current uncertainty in the air, I don't have any solid plans/projects at the moment.'
The latest in our Revelstoke Reflections series
'Being self employed in the current situation has its perks, like never getting bored and always having something to work on.'
Revelstoke Library services are returning in phases, starting with book drops on May 23 and a limited reopening on June 2. See this post for details on how to access the library's many services through the reopening period.
The latest in our Revelstoke Reflections series.
Projects underway at Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National parks include completion of various infrastructure and maintenance projects along the highway, on trails, at visitor centres and campgrounds